Announcements for

Tuesday, November 21, 2017




The Mehlville Debate Team competed in the Ladue Tournament this past weekend. Junior Monica Backer was very busy all weekend and won 2nd place in two different debate events: Congressional and Lincoln-Douglas. Senior Ajla Babic was awarded the best student judge of the tournament.


Congratulations to Priyanka Chaudhary and Kevin Welborn of Mehlville Media who were published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Old Newsboys Day edition of the newspaper on Nov. 16.




Nov 21st – APA Meeting – Room 345 – 2:15 pm

Nov 27th – 1st training for Students on the GO-Room 107 – 2:20 pm

Nov 27th – Creative Writing Club – Room 112 – 2:15 pm

Nov 28th – APA Meeting – Room 345 – 2:15 pm




MHS Pop Sockets will be available for $10 during all the lunches on Monday, November 27th.  These make great stocking stuffers!


The STL CAPS (Center of Advanced Professional Development) is holding a Recruitment Q & A November 21st from 6:30 to 8pm at STLCC - South County on Meramac Bottom and I-55. This is for any Sophomore or Junior who may be interested in the Medical, Business or Engineering fields and have any questions about the CAPS program. There will be CEOs, business owners, former alumni, and current program participants present to answer any questions you may have. 



Student of the Year Opportunity

The Leukemia Lymphoma Society is seeking motivated high school and college students who are interested in a leadership and philanthropy opportunity that ensures they stand out when engaging with peers and future employers.  You will also be making a real impact on the fight against blood cancers.  This 7 week campaign program will have students competing in a fundraising challenge to benefit the LLS.  The winning student/team will earn the title of Student of the Year as well as a variety of other incentives.  Need to sign up before the end of December, the campaign begins in February.  See Ms. Freise in room 237 for more details.

A+ tutors:  Washington Middle School is in need of A+ tutors after school on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3-4 p.m.  We are also needing a tutor for Geometery and college algebra for a student during TAP or after school.  If interested, please see Mrs. Luck in the office.  Please see Mrs. Luck in the office if you are interested.  


You’ve probably already heard the buzz: the destination for the July 2019 Global Student Leadership Summit has been announced. We’re going to Amsterdam and Switzerland!! If you want to find out how you might join, please email Miss Ogolin or come by room 339 during TAP. You don’t want to miss out!



Did you miss breakfast?  Feeling hungry?  Want something to eat NOW?  Beginning Monday, Grab & Go Breakfast is expanding.  Chef Nancy will now offer the chance to pick up a quick breakfast at the Grab & Go location next to Gym A during travel time after your first class of the day.  Stop by for some quick nutrition!


Students on the GO! is back for it's 5th year! You can check out for details on the program. The half marathon is Sunday, April 8, 2018. Training will begin on Monday, November 27, 2017. If you are interested in running a half marathon, see Coach Woo for information. 



  Dates to Remember:


  Nov 22nd – 24th – NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving break

  Nov 27th – Class of 2018 Last Blast Meeting – 6:30 pm

  Nov 29th – Early Dismissal at 11:25 am






November 21 – University of Kentucky

November 21 – Yale University

December 1 – Illinois Wesleyan Unversity

December 13 – Missouri Western University




  •  Parent Notes: Please remember that outside lunches, flowers, balloons and other items are not allowed to be delivered to MHS for students by you or others.  Thank you in advance for your cooperation!
  • Absences: If your student is absent from school, please call the attendance line to report their absence at 314-467-6020. Please state and spell your name, your student's name, their grade level, and the date(s) they are absent. Thank you.
  • Early Dismissals: Parents, if your student has an early dismissal, please remember to call the attendance office ahead of time so that your student will be able to leave on time as needed. 
  • School Closings Due to Inclement Weather:  The School Reach phone obtained through the district internet site at in an alert box at the top of the page. Additionally, you may tune in to TV channel 5, channel 4, channel 2 and 1120 or 20 AM Radio.

Student Parking:  MHS is sold out for parking this year.  Some local businesses rent parking spaces, however MHS is not affliated with those businesses.  If your student is parking at a business, please make sure they have secured an agreement with that facility.  Unauthorized parked vehicles are subject to being towed at that vehicle’s owner’s expense. 

*The Character Plus word for November is COURAGE – Face your fears and work to overcome them.


Please check MHS website calendar for upcoming events at





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